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Surfalorus Film Festival Wraps Up With Awards

Four fun-filled days of surf, sunshine, great films, live music, and art on the Outer Banks made the 11th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival one to remember!

The film festival came to a close on Wednesday, September 21 at Jennette's Pier, with a special screening of For The Dream and the announcement of the 2022 Surfalorus award recipients.

Below is a list of the 2022 Surfalorus Film Festival award recipients:

2022 Surfalorus Film Festival Emerging Filmmaker Award

Mike Leech for HINES

2022 Surfalorus Film Festival Best Feature Film

Waterman by Isaac Halasima

2022 Surfalorus Film Festival Best Cinematography Vona by Clint Davis

2022 Surfalorus Film Festival Best Soundtrack

Sweet Adventure by Peter Hamblin

2022 Surfalorus Film Festival Best Editing

Ruth Mamaril for Rocco Up

The awards for this year's Surfalorus Film Festival were handcrafted by Outer Banks artist Chris Wheeler.

The 11th annual Surfalorus Film Festival is presented by North Carolina Aquariums, Jennette’s Pier and is a co-presentation of the Cucalorus Film Foundation and Dare Arts.

Thank you to Wave Riding Vehicles and Kitty Hawk Kites for supporting the Surfalorus Film Festival.

This project is sponsored by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.

Dare Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization dedicated to encouraging the arts in Dare County through advocacy, enrichment and opportunity.

For more information about the event, please visit

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